Lloyd's has taken measures to ..

Lloyd's has taken measures to ease the passage of brokers wishing to access the market, as it continued with its three-year strategy of delivering the "platform of choice". Lloyd's said it had streamlined the authorisation procedures for broker entrants to "make it more efficient", eliminating duplication with the Financial Services Authority. In effect, the process would be cut from six to eight weeks to just one to two weeks, and also see the removal of routine annual reporting requirement